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as two men rob her at gunpoint and she is not the only victim in this oakland neighborhood. i'm ama dates in for carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. it is disgusting to watch, and it must have been so terrifying to experience. oakland police are looking for more victims, and we found one. alan wang is live in oakland tonight with her story. alan? >> a terrifying attack against the woman, but she is one of several people who was terrorized by those on the video. she is asking the victims to come forward. the woman in the video has no idea she is being targeted by two young men who don't realize they are being caught on camera. the robber stole the purse in east oakland, but they were exposed by surveillance cameras and police arrested them. police don't think she was the only victim. >> investigators released the video in hopes that there might be other victims out there who have not come forward yet. >> we went to the same block and found a woman who said her purse was stolen and was pistol whipped the same day and same hour as the woman in the video. >> i said don't kill me. don't hurt m
with oakland diocese and they confirm he coached between 1999 and 2005 saying no-par rents have come forward but police say there could be more victims and anyone who knows anything or who may have been a victim, please come forward. >> thank you. happening now, many students did not go to school today in san mateo after threatening postings on facebook. this is in response to yesterday's discovery of a rambling threat against the school for today. a student found it on an anonymous paining on facebook. police will not describe the threat but they say that most serious threats would not be posted if advance on popular online forums. they are not taking any chances with student safety so there are police officers on campus right now. >> happening right now, grief counselors after at a san jose hospital helping students cope with the death of a student killed by a caltrain. the 6-year-old was killed on tuesday near pedestrian crossing south of his station. family and friends are taking part in a vigil. james was a budding musician and posted this video online playing the guitar. his principal
a garden. >> violence in oakland with federal, state, and local law enforcement spanning now a surprising series of arrests. you saw it here first on abc7 news. our reporter has been in oakland all morning and amy, you have the latest? >> information is still coming in, kristen, but at this hour they have arrested 12 people. they went out looking for some of the most violent offenders in oakland, and these are people wanted for felony, some even for murder. police took this ak-47 out of an oakland home during an early morning raid involving 14 law enforcement agencies including u.s. marshals. >> it is one of the largest sweeps we have done with the help of our federal partners. it is probably the first time that i can recall where we have actually served multiple warrants simultaneously at different locations spokesmanning throughout the buy area. >> oakland police have been sugar landing the round up for six months with suspects waking up to grenades outside their home and a phone call and police announcing on a loudspeaker that the home was surrounded. many of their neighbors also heard
as the oakland touchdown covers the equivalent of three football fields. >> concrete will tell two to four hours to set. people can walk on it but it will seven-day days to properly cure. after cured about a week then they can take down the temporary supports that are around the struck. >> ama: it's scheduled to open for traffic labor day weekend. oakland police want the community to come up with plans to help fight crime of them debated possible solutions. nick smith was there. >> reporter: oakland mayor and police chief howard jordan and 175 oakland residents spent their saturday discussing public safety and ways to help crime throughout oakland. >> the community is first order of safety. >> reporter: unlike forums in the past. today's workshop encouraged people to sound off but offer problem solving solutions. >> if the community is informed and working together, if the police as part of the community, then we can have a safe community. >> the strategic policy partnership consulting team is working to reduce violent crime in oakland. >> what you find very often.... >> bob stewart is part of t
will notice san jose .09. and oakland a third of an inch and much less than that in livermore. we have showers coming, but find out what the latest computer models are indicating as far as who will need the umbrellas tomorrow. it is not everyone. i will be back with the details, ama. >>> san jose police are trying to figure out why a man was stabbed to death. they show investigators looking for evidence at oak grove park this afternoon. that's where police found the body of a man in his late teens or 20s. he was stabbed several times. they are not positive when he died, but believe it happened today. the man charged with stealing a luxury yacht -- >> sorry. and running it aground and preparing his defense from the county jail. the two people arrested with him have been released. 63-year-old leslie alan gardener pled not guilty to grand theft and vandalism charges in court today. he is accused of stealing the 82-foot yacht and damaging it on the shoreline. investigators say the others taken off the boat, 56-year-old lisa modewell and dario mira did not know the yacht was stolen. >> they convinc
recommendations for improving the quality of teaching in oakland schools. the independent study calls for the change in the way teachers are evacuated and compensated. highway does the teachers' union react? >> not well. the union calls the study "flawed, slanted and anti-union." that reaction does not bode well for the community groups who hoped educators and policymakers would get behind it. the national council makes 25 recommendations to the unify school district and seven to the state. >> great teaching does not happen by accident. it happens when there are good policies and excellence practices that are in place. >> a coalition of open community groups paid for the study. >> we know from our experiences and the research, that there is more we could be doing to set up our teaches for success. >> they say oakland needs to do a better job of hiring and assigning teachers. the district now hires teachers late in the summer when many candidates have already found other jobs. the council says principles should have final say over hiring and clarify teacher evaluation standards that ar
children. >> and she had reason to be concerned. tonight at 9. shooting in oakland and a little girl gets caught right up in the middle of it. plus the men as that kept dozens of students away from the classes. only on abc 7 news. threat the parents now face from the school. >> also. fate of the calf condor. survived a major pesticide scare but can it survive the bullet? >> and comfort factor. catcher posey going to be with the team posey going to be with the team for a very long time. >> this is abc 7 news. >> it's happened again. tonight young child has been wounded as a result of gun violence in the east bay. sky 7 hd was over the scene of very active investigation. good evening i'm dan ashley. police tell us tonight that 10-year-old girl in east oakland was very lucky that she was not more seriously hurt by gunfire. we have pictures to show you just how close she came. you can see the scratches on her shoulder that broke her skin. authorities say the girl was hit by debris kicked up by bullets. now we were above the scene where the shooting happened. bullet casing litteri
more information tomorrow. >> ama: oakland police are searching for the person that shot and killed a san francisco man. he was shot to death around 3:00 this morning near ninth and clay street. 37-year-old man was in his car when he got disputed in another vehicle. they shot him and crashed his car and died. this marked oakland's 17th homicide as of this year. >> family and friends of missing woman are taking to the streets to find her. she was captured on a surveillance camera thursday morning at the corner of 34th and telegraph avenue where she was last scene. her mother expressed frustration because there are leads that haven't been followed up on yet. >> she had her card and her cellphone. we haven't yet the police to cooperate getting access to that so they can track at least what was the last known place she was at. >> we tried to reach the oakland police department for a xheontd on the case but the comment has yet to respond. >> a man hired to help the oakland police department implemented court ordered reforms will reported for duty tomorrow. thomas frazier is the new compl
happened this morning. it was at 3:00 a.m. hundreds of workers here in oakland but also in san leandro and hayward and livermore, formed picket lines. the strike ended at 8:00 a.m. but the effects could be felt all day. >> most people in oakland were probably sound asleep when hundreds of employees put on their vests and refused to go to work. >> it sent a strong message that this company is not going to be above the law and people will call when there is this kind of problem. >> for example, the international long shoremen union spokesman says that waste management is using e verify illegally and picking on immigrant workers. the company says the claim is unfounded. >> the company wasn't supposed to use it without consulting with workers. they violated that rule. they also used it improperly. that resulted in workers losing their jobs. it is also being used by the company to try and threaten and intimidate workers when we instituteed e verify and identified some employees who did not have the proper requirements to be employed, they were given time to go and correct it, and provide do
accused by police. man picture was posted on oakland most wanted for about a month. nick smith with more on the mistake that turned a man's life upside down. >> friend called me and said that i was on the news for shooting. i was lake this must be some practical joke. >>reporter: but he wasn't laughing. he says his nightmare began in february of last year when friend said he was wanted for shooting they had seen this mug shot from an unrelated incident in 2007 and he was being named as one of oakland most wanted criminals. >> i went home and checked the internet and i was shocked. like, like why who will would do this to me. >>reporter: with his attorneys he says he went to police to tell them they have the wrong guy. >> this is not me. let's clear it up. >>reporter: he was quickly thrown in jail. three days later he was relessed. never charged with a crime and never told why or how his name became the focus of a criminal investigation. >> i was shameful. i don't know what people were thinking about me. >>reporter: 10 days after the ordeal began he says his name remained on oak
. it is 57 in oakland. mild 61 in san jose and 52 in half moon bay. visibility has dropped to 5 miles with fog. i just checked out the latest computer models. the timing and the onset of the rain has changed. what this means for your easter egg hunts and your plans coming up. >> a little girl was hospitalized tonight after being hurt when bullets started whizzing through her neighborhood. it happened near the oakland coliseum near 82nd avenue and a street in east oakland. nick smith is live at children's hospital oakland. nick, she's okay, right? >> dan, that is the good news. nala is her name and she is 10 years old and she is fine. she is expected to survive. she and her eight-year-old sister were playing in the front yard when bullets started to fly nearby. >> it just happened so fast. >> just before 5:00 p.m., witnesses say shots were fired near 82nd avenue and a street in east oakland. sky 7hd was above where bullet casings littered the ground below. sharon dawson heard the gunfire and feared the worst. i. >> i heard it and came out and the first thing i thought of was my childre
. the temperatures are soaring around the bay area. 76 in santa rosa and record highs in oakland and santa cruz. right now we have clear skies. we are down to 46 in half moon bay, and as we go to another list of readings, temperatures in the 40s already at santa rosa and napa and fairfield. getting cool, but not cold. the seven-day forecast coming up a little later. >> thank you. a much different first friday in oakland. the evening art festival has been scaled back after a teen was shot and killed following last month's festivities. it is in a much smaller section of telegraph avenue five blocks from west grand to 27th. alan wang is live in oakland. alan, how did it go? >> one of the big changes is they shutdown the event an hour early. and they just reopened telegraph avenue about 20 minutes ago. there were questions as to whether the city could handle another event like this. and tonight it looks like they did. she decided to leave the event early tonight because it is no longer the art scene it used to be. >> it has been more of a party scene. it is so crowded you couldn't walk anymore. >>
on video. >> firefighters in oakland douse add fast-moving house fire near the airport. we remain over the home on hunter avenue near eldorado street. firefighters will sanctioned parts of the road and that is dangerous. the oakland police officers called the fire after spotting heavy shot and flames coming from the home. firefighters got the flames out but the home was damageed. >> happening right now, san jose is now home to the nation's biggest increase in the minimum wage. the bay hike makes minimum wage workers there the third highest in the nation behind san francisco and senator -- santa fe, new mexico. >> sue? >> starting today in san jose you will start seeing a lot more advertising and decals that say "earn and spend in san jose" in the business windows because of the minimum wage increase, businesses say they really want you to now focus your spending. >> as san jose's minimum wage jumped to $10 an hour, today a new push to keep that money close to home. >> we would like people to spend their pennies here and try to support the businesses that pay the higher minimum wage. >>
to bypass the meeter and that may have started the fire. >> happening now the family of a missing oakland woman is asking for the public's help in finding her. the 31-year-old was supposed to be on a flight to visit her brother in texas but never made it. she was seen on surveillance video on thursday morning walking past an oakland bakery. oakland police are investigating. >> the san jose city council will tackle the growing homeless problem tonight. last friday, 100 people were moved from a tent city on spring street near the river. our media partner reports that city leaders are offering sweeping proposals and will look at more affordable housing and encouraging faith-based groups do storm feeding the homeless and find housing instead. >> still ahead, the new push to protect victims of sexual assault in the military. what a bay area lawmaker is proposing today. >> high profile hack job, a website is boasting they have personal financial information about celebrities from hollywood to the white house. but not everyone is [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our ne
at 9:00. management make over. new direction for oakland pd brass. >> airport quandary. san jose international good service new terminal and easy to get to. why isn't it more popular and why losing flights. why losing flights. >> new study >> that breaking news centers on this car accident in east san jose. we understand it is involved in an officer involved shooting. now this is video from sky 7 hd short time ago. police are out on mass in this area. we are told that 3 undercover police cars surrounded a vehicle. witnesses tell that you say one person in that car was shot and officer hurt although not seriously. now this happened a little more than 2 hours ago in the alan rock neighborhood close to the intersection of jeralyn drive and em rick avenue. trade the general area on the map. bring you any new information as soon as it develops. good evening. now to long time south bay politician pleading guilty today to dozen charges of misusing taxpayer money to fuel a gambling addiction. george junior is a tomorrower supervisor former school board member and former san jose
including tonight edition of "nightline". >>> oakland woman family can use your help finding her. this woman was supposed to be on a flight friday morning to visit her brothers in texas. she never made it. last time she was seen was thursday morning and what you are looking at her surveillance video showing her walking past oakland bakery on telegraph and 34. plain as day but where did she go? oakland police investigating her disappearance. >>> meantime in oakland man out of prison tonight after serving 15 years -- 14 years for sexual assault he did not commit. this is 38-year-old johnny williams leaving parole office after judge threw out his conviction on attempted rape charges after new dfa results proved his innocence. he was convicted for the 1998 attack on girl in oakland. her family identified williams former neighbor as possible suspect and he was later convicted. his tern says williams wrote a statement for the court just before he was released. >> the he said i have nothing but love and respect for the family and hope some day that they will realize this was not me and i with i
in oakland. but we explain what happened today that has some local activist optimistic about the future. >> bold move by hacker to be sure from hillary clinton to the vice president. what cybervandal are doing with [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin with totino's pizza rolls. and now when you buy one 40-count bag, instantly get a free bottle of sun drop or sunkist soda. it's on. let's roll. instantly get a free bottle of sun drop or sunkist soda. dad: you excited for youyeah.st day? ♪ dad: you'll be fine, ok? girl: ok. dad: you look so pretty. ♪ i'm overprotective. that's why i got a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >> good evening i'm dan ashley. debate over free speech versus hate speech takes a new twist exploratorium city leaders are deannouncing new round of muni bus ads they say apartment muslim and they contain powerful images and
huggins shot and killed a man in oakland during a series of robberies. he lived in virginia and was here for the google interview. he had gone to downtown oakland to have his teeth cleaned at a friend's office. he had $10 on him when he was robbed. >>> new tonight at 11:00, police have taken an arsonal of weapons away from police. they provided these pictures of the weapons thisy seized. they include seven assault rifles and 10 handguns and more than 5,000 rounds of ammunition. east palo alto and menlo park police found them in a storage locker in red rood city. they -- redwood city. they arrested two men on parole and probation violations. >>> to the weather now for a few moments. the storm system moved east, but it did leave a fresh layer of snow in the sierra. in this live picture from heavenly resort let's check in with sandhya patel with live doppler 7hd. >> it is the first day of spring and it started at 4:02. as i show you is live doppler 7hd i will show what you it looks like. clouds around and spotty drizzle that was around and seems to have disappeared for now. you will look at
was struck by a bullet. he was flown to children's hospital in oakland. police believe the shots were fired into the backyard from near the g-street overpass. on thursday, one-year-old boy was thought and yesterday a ten-year-old a bullet grazed her. >> a new details in shootout that left a man dead. they have captured their main suspect in the indicates. 18-year-old. he is accused of the fatal shooting on the bay fair bart station. it appears two rival groups ran into each other and words were exchange and the shooting started. an innocent bystander was killed >> the search is on for a person that shot a college athlete to death. he was on spring break visiting family when he was killed earlier this morning. he was returning are from a friend after being out dancing. gunman asked if they belong to a gadgets before he opened fire. a neighbor saw a car pull over in front of the home on bryant street and man get out. >> friends and relatives have settle up a memorial for him. he was a wide receiver on the football team and lewis and clark khshg college. >> a woman was trapped inside a burning
jose. he previously coached in oakland. in oakland, a jury today convicted a man of first-degree murder for shooting a job applicant in a robbery that netted him $10. 28-year-old george huggins now faced a possible sentence of life, 26-year-old i should say george huggins now faces a possible sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. prosecutors say he shot and killed jim hong kang in oakland during a series of robberies. he had gone to the downtown area of oakland to have his teeth cleaned at his friend's dental offense when was attacked. >>> san mateo county is going after distracted drivers and officers didn't have any trouble finding them. vic lee with the story that you will see only on abc 7 news. >> reporter: go to traffic school and get the ticket removed from your record. >> reporter: for the motorcycle unit it was like shooting fish in a barrel. they were nabbing drivers who pedestrians at to pa december cross walks. a police decoy crosses the street and the car goes by anyway. this was one of the locations targeted in today's traffic enforcement operation.
captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org (woowling) >>> big trouble in oakland. a serious accusations against two city council members. san jose gets thrown a curveball in moving the a's to the south bay and effort to protect your emails from prying eyes of police. an emotional set back to the rock 50 years after it's closed. never before seen images of alcatraz and >>> it isn't a lie. >> dan: two city council members are under fire. they are denying allegations of ethics violations. i'm dan ashley. they are accused of trying to influence to multimillion dollar contracts to parking tickets. >>> you know, one-sided investigation. >> larry reid has served for 17 years as an elected official and he has sense the language of the charter extremely well. accusing him of breaking the rules have left him confused and frustrated. >> i have a responsibility to make sure that the playing field is level and particularly as it relates to wiom business and minority owned business. >> the auditor says reid and brooks told employees who should get a demolition contract for the army base.
. >>> the oakland police department welcomed graduates of the academy into the ranks for the first time in four years. 166th academy class filed into oakland's scottish rites center. one father explained having his son graduate means more. >> i was overcome with emotion when the officers came in because i know the sacrifices that us as black people have made over the years. it is not at all a small thing when a black man pouts a badge and a gun. it's very much an honor. >> dan: even with these graduates, police chief says he needs 200 more officers to bring staffing level up to expectable levels. >> sky7hd was over fremont tonight where police tased a man on shopping center. officers say the man went into the cvs with a knife and ordered everyone out of the building and opened a bottle of liquor and dropped a knife when police arrived. on the subject of tasers the group representing african-american police officers in san francisco has come out against them. they are taking this stance just as the police commission gets ready to vote on this controversial question about the use of tasers. vic l
to kind of show people working together. >> oakland police arrived in a contingent with others from alameda county have been lost 4 of their own 4 years ago for oakland this was dopely permanent. >> everybody takes this job seriously and risk our lives every day. something like this happens it really hits home on personal level. start thinking about our own mortality. >> for those who live and work in santa cruz an experience that has been tremendously painful but also union finding. >> motorcade left the city the outpouring from the community is very touching. >> would i say these things donned build character. they define the character in the community. if today was any indication we are if good hand hands. >> now his force holding up deputy chief clark told sows farther doing pretty well but he said santa cruz officers also been very busy preparing and planning for today. he told us the real work of healing will likely begin next week. in san jose laura anthony abc 7 news. >> scholarship fund established in honor of the officers. businesses already committed 125,000 dollars
tyler abc 7. moving on to other news tonight. oakland police certainly want to much cat man who put a 9-year-old girl through a terrible trauma. he tried to kidnap her from her own barack obama back yard and assaulted her as she tried to get away. this surveillance video shows the man police say attempted that daylight kidnapping. this is nick smith with more. >> i'm very proud of her. taught toñr scream and shout and reacted bravely and fought him off. >> oakland police look for for man they believe may have molested his 9-year-old daughter. and trade to at that time girl from the family yard. >> 9-year-old girl very shaken. traumatic incident for her. >> incident happened yesterday in the 1200 block of 94th avenue. just after 6:00 p.m. police say the girl was approached by a man she did not know. and he grabbed her. >> he lifted her up off the ground. and he began to touch her all over her body. >>reporter: abc 7 news doesn't use the names or faces of children who have been the victims of a sex crime. the girl's older sister told me she thinks her younger sister is brave
francisco $400. oakland $700 of an inch. livermore/100ths of an inch. some of you listen facing slick roadway like what you just saw there. as we nroobing our roof top camera to the bay bridge here not whole lot happening. beautiful later there. temperatures right now 49 if san francisco. 52 in oakland. half machine bay 46 degrees along with san jose and speaking of san jose see the slick streets counsel in the south bay here. temperatures right now 43 in santa rosa. down to 48 degrees in livermor livermore. here's what's coming. showers will remain south of the golden gate. through the early morning hour hours. partly cloudy for your friday afternoon and warming trend will get under way this weekend with look and feel of spring. here's the trough. area of low pressure producing the showers we are seeing rate now. trough will kilometer through tonight. mainly going to be heading south and eventually east into southern california and will continue to see the moisture wrapping back around so here's what will happen the showers will diminish as we head in the early morning ho
, have been canceled and three new york flights. no storm remitted problems in oakland or san jose, though. it seems the only thing on the runway at some airports are plows with the five largest airlines canceling 1,000 flights altogether. the storm system set a record in chicago yesterday and is shaping up to be the most significant snow fall in the washington, dc area, that it has seen in two years. the federal government is closed as well as most schools in that area. >> let me reiterate something we said all morning yesterday. that is, the best thing people in the city can do is to stay off the streets. >> the forecast is calling for up to 6" of snow inside the beltway today. >> venezuela's foreign minister has declared seven days of national mourning in the wake of the death of president chavez. the 58-year-old died yesterday after a two career battle -- two year battle with cancer. hundreds of thousands are paying respects. he was the socialist president for 14 years but clashed with u.s. leaders. the people of venezuela will elect the next president in a special vote, with a
commute hours. our news reporter is live at the bart station in oakland. how is it going so far, amy? >> kristen, we have not seen major problems but the debate is raging on. bart is trying to make it more comfortable for everyone, trying to make this work. but bicycle riders say they realize it is crowd asked they worried about tonight saying the evening commute is when it really is jammed up in there. >> bicycles are allowed on bart trains at any hour this week but that does not necessarily mean they welcome. >> they are constantly in the way and they take up two or three chairs. you commute around 5:00, it is not a good idea to have them. it is really crowded. >> officials say they have reconfigured the trains to try and create more space for bicycle riders and will try out the new space this week during a test run. even during the busy commute bicycles are allowed on board this week. >> some we removed, we also took out the windshields in many of our cars so you can see when you ride a bart train that the areas near the car doors are much more filled with room. >> bicycle riders
the north and at 13 miles per hour in napa and 12 miles per hour in oakland and the coast is faster at 8 miles per hour. looking on downtown san francisco, all the way over toward berkeley, graduations cal on the win, san francisco was warmer at 60 and oakland and san jose are at 58 and 59, and walnut creek is 63 and palo alto 59 and mill valley at 61. ocean beach as we look from mount tamalpais this morning, it looks inviting but the air temperature is warmer than the water with 58 in santa rosa and we have that in hayward and we have 60 in fairfield, and 61 in los gatos and livermore and napa, a warmer spot at 62 degrees. here are the three things to know about the forecast: it will be bright and breezy and mild if not warm this weekend and a chance of rain comes back to the forecast on wednesday and thursday so another great weekend to work outside in the yard and maybe wash the car and have the kids do it for you. you can see alcatraz, the golden gate bridge, you can get beautiful shots of the bay area. compared to yesterday, four to eight degrees warmer than it was. why is that happ
. temperatures is 52 degrees in san francisco. oakland is the same temperature. it is 48 in half moon bay. we are headed toward a cool start to the weekend and but i'll let you how mild it will end up for the weekend. >> dan: a bay area youth baseball coach accused of molesting a player and secretly videotaping is released from the jail tonight. he surrendered to authorities at 11:00 this morning. investigators say the charges dated back 8 years and there may be more victims. >> carolyn: five students at hayward middle school fell ill today after eating brownies laced with some unknown substance. it happened around 10:30 this morning. five students were evaluated by firefighters. no one had to be taken to the hospital. police tell us they do not know what the brownies were laced with but the school and detectives are investigating. >> dan: there was a special reunion. a 27-year-old man flew in from vietnam to save his brother's life. he has a rare match as a donor for his five-year-old brother and he hasn't seen his brother since he was adopted years ago. sergio quintana, what remarkable to a
. 69 in oakland. concord 69. 68 degrees was the high in livermore. high definition rooftop cam looking toward the embarcadero of san francisco we're reporting clear skies. san francisco 51. 60 in oakland. san jose, 52. 49 degrees in half moon bay. here is another look from east bay cam looking towards the west. santa rosa, 50 and 49 in napa and livermore this hour, 55 degrees. forecast highlights we'll continue to have high clouds overnight tonight. cool in some of the inland locations. get ready for sunshine and mild temperatures tomorrow. we will bring in chance of showers as we head into wednesday and thursday. lows tonight, upper 30s to near 40 degrees in north bay and east bay. otherwise we'll keep things in the low to mid 40s. high pressure off the coast continuing to keep the storm track to the north and west of us. a few high clouds will come through for your sunday but it looks like wednesday and thursday before the high starts to weaken and that will allow a couple of storm systems to pass through the bay area. until then, tomorrow passing clouds. we'll put the map in motion,
in berkeley to show you what we mean. >> good morning to you, eric. berkeley, oakland, san leandro, alameda and hayward all are flying the rainbow flag today. supporters of marriagege for same-sex couples are optimistic for the supreme court decision although they likely will not find out the ruling until june. >> the racing of the rainbow flag signifies a hopeful going of the end in the fight for marriage equality. >> i have been married to the same woman three times and now it is legal during the brief window before prop 8 passed. >> she was the first lesbian elected to any office in berkeley but that is just part of who she is. >> i am also a per in berkeley. i am excited about this day because this marks another step in the future for all of our kids. >> city council man proposed the raising of the flag today and also wrote the original proposal for berkeley to endorse marriage equality which they passed in 1997. just seeing the supreme court hear arguments on the constitutionality of prop 8 is a success in his eyes something he did not think would happen for another 15 years. >> if the
another person also shot with the actual tar g the baby is recovering at children's hospital in oakland. that is where abc7 news amy hollyfield spoke to the family and joins us live. >> it is heartbreaking to watch grandparents walking into the hospital to visit their grandchild. the grandfather has been waiting 40 years to become a grandfather and all he wants to do is play with his grandson, but the one-year-old is in the hospital shot in the neck yesterday afternoon by a stray bullet sitting in the floor of his apartment sitting in the richard neighborhood of iron triangle. a man was aiming for another man on the street on his bicycle and he hit the man on his bicycle, once, but police believe the gunman fired at least 18 rounds in the middle of the day toward a densely populated apartment building. the boy was sitting with his grandparents and the grandparents, this morning, say they are grateful that no one was killed. >> we were inches away, and thank god all of us are alive. i could have three or four funerals today but god has saved us all including the grass so -- including the
redeveloping right near the coast. oakland at 52. half moon bay, 48. santa cruz, 52 degrees. the timing of the rain returning to the bay area we'll take a look at that coming up in a bitter. >>> queen elizabeth is in the hospital. the illness she is fighting and how she is doing tonight. and also the diet that dares to you eat what you want. the doctor behind the fast diet tells us how it works. and conservationist score a win and conservationist score a win in asia, well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. i like having a lot more of more more often than not. which is why i stay at embassy suites. [ elevator dings ] because i always get more. like a spacious two-room suite. did you say two-broom s
later in this newscast. >> jubilant city leaders gather with oakland police today to announce recovery of 800,000 dollar jewelry box stolen in january from the museum of california. they also have a suspect under arrest. here's fv laura anthony. >> before is that the chest. yes. >>reporter: nearly two months after valuable historic box was stolen from the oakland museum of california a trio of beaming police officers package with the taking attached back into the building. >> today history was restored to the city of oakland. and state of california. rare 19 century piece was discovered by oakland police monday inside a business. it was stolen january 7th in the second of 2 recent burglary at the museum. suspect in both incidents is a 45-year-old parolee named andre t frank lip. how does the box look. >> it looks wonderful. >> some piece that is capture your imagination this box and collection does i gts guess that's why it's been stolen twice now. >>reporter: it was stolen and recovered once before in 1978. this time police credit the museum extensive video surveillance system
, oakland's problem is now his problem. supercop bill bratten reports for duty. how he plans to cut crime. >>> the trio accused of stealing a yacht are in court. how one convinced crew mates to sail amay. >>> i'm spence spence. dry now but we may have more showers tomorrow. i will show you when and where in the accuweather forecast fact coming up. >>> a storm forces drivers to play bumper cars. and tractor trailers to tip over in wild wind ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] now's the time to save 5% off every day with your lowe's consumer credit card. [ male announcer ] now's the time to save 5% off every day been waiting for the price othen don't miss sleep train's beautyrest and posturepedic closeout sale. save up to 40% on closeout sets from beautyrest and posturepedic. save hundreds on floor samples and closeout inventory. these prices are falling fast, but these deals won't last. the beautyrest and posturepedic closeout sale is on now at sleep train. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ good. no, not good. h
best intentions. ssz operation peace fire. making oakland safer with new way to combat gun violence. >> came up from san diego. it's a bumper. >> restaurant goers disappointed and turned away after fire here and no word on when it might reopen. >> local lawmaker comes up with clever idea for banning gun show at popular venue in the bay area. will it fly? >> 33 million dollar lotto winner who kept her hair appointment today enough about the book, i want to hear about your date. well, he showed up in a van. [ women ] oh-awww. [ voices in background ] [ female announcer ] swapportunity. the opportunity to swap a higher calorie snack for a delicious 90 calorie yoplait light. ♪ sorry... about your date, the details of your date. [ female announcer ] just one swap a day helps keep the calories away. yoplait. it is so good. >> [ screaming] oakland police release dramatic frightening video of woman being mugged near lake merit. victim just shrinks in fear as 2 men one of them armed take her purse and bag. now although the 2 robbers arrested, police hope other victims who see this video
fired 5 shots into a maserati driven by cherry junior of oakland kill him. cherry car then slammed into a taxi burst into flames killing 2 people inside. harris now awaiting extradition to nevada. >> woman hit by muni light rail train in san francisco has life threatening injuries tonight. this accident happened just after 3 this afternoon near 19 avenue and the boulevard here. muni spokeswoman said the woman in her 20's was in the right-of-way of that light rail train. nobody else was injure injured. >> sheriff's deputy and cadaver dog searched a creek for more clue after the discovery of a human skull. teenager playing in the creek yesterday found the bones. officials say the skullnot native american because it has fillings in the teeth. if more pwrons found officials may consider a full excavation of that creek. >> let's get a check of the forecast now. spencer. >> is here with the latest on live doppler 7 hd. >> okay. here's our first look at weather for tonight. live doppler 7 ht and lack at sky mainly clear overland areas that notice the fog along the coast and dense
leandro man is suing after mistakenly being named one of oakland's most wanted criminals. in february of 2011 van was pictured as a suspect wanted for a shooting. well now he filed a lawsuit accusing the city of false arrest, defamation and violation of his civil rights. when he went to police to tell them it was a mistake, he says they threw him in jail and released him three days later and never explained how they linked him to the shooting. >> i was scared and nervous for my life that the police would come and hunt me down or something. after that i changed my life and moved around. >> he stayed on the most wanted list for six months. his lawsuit seeks an unspecified amount in damages. neither the oakland police nor the city attorney would comment on the case. >>> berkeley firefighters brought a potentially catastrophic gas fire under control this afternoon. the fire ignited when a construction worker unintentionally dug into the line. it happened in a north berkeley neighborhood not far from the cal campus. you can see a truck and a house nearby were damaged. the good news here wa
berkeley to the low 70's oakland. newark and inland community still pleasant. almost spring like here. sfooin 75 in concord. 77 degrees antioch. here's lack at my accu-weather 7 day forecast and the temperatures remain about the same on saturday. although it gets breezy this weekend cooler on sunday. st. patrick's day. remaining dry on monday but you will notice the much cooler weather tuesday wednesday with low to mid 50's coast side low to mid 60's inland. and the rain will be coming back in time for spring's arrival wednesday at 4:02. >> wednesday spring is here. >> yes. >> thanks very much. >> still to come on 7 news at 9:00. being biden. vice president gets his own show. >> also. water log 2 string unplayable violin up for sale. why it could be worth more than half million dollars. >> and 2 wing or 4? >> an[ man ] i got this citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. we'll leave that there. you got a weather balloon, with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. go. ♪ keep on going in this direction. take this bridge over here.
looking at the bay bridge, temperature readings, 54 at san francisco and 57 in oakland, san jose, 58 degrees. another view from our high definition downtown san francisco looking at the other side of the bay bridge, under cloudy skies, 56 degrees in santa rosa. let's take a look at our forecast features. we do expect continued cloudy conditions. temperatures in fact, almost on the mild side. slight chance of showers will be with us overnight tonight and through most of the day tomorrow but we don't expect rainfall totals and sunshine in abundance the satellite image shows the movement of clouds and moisture moving through the bay area. that is why it's been so cloudy all day and now into the night. we have a long spew of moisture but much of it will n even hit the ground and much will evaporate before it has a chance to make any rainfall. forecast animation at 11:00, it will be cloudy and we may see some scattered light sprinkles or light showers in the overnight hours. then tomorrow, late morning, midday we might see a few more areas of light scattered shower activity but we don't e
. you can see from south beach to oakland and berkeley, 50 in san francisco and oakland, and 52 in san jose, and mid-50's for pleasanton and palo alto. san jose, you got all clouds right now, and temperatures in santa rosa, at 49, we are at 50 in napa and fairfield and livermore is 51 and fremont and gilroy, dress for 53. here is what i think will happen: cooler today, we will get some sunshine this afternoon, it will take some time but it will breakthrough. rain do showers is what we will have for tuesday, wednesday, and thursday, our coolest days in the forecast and a warming trend for the weekend, hopefully as warm as last weekend, and you notice all the pollen, i have a black car. then it was lime green this morning because of the pollen. san mateo shows the peninsula, and san francisco today at one degree cooler and san jose two degrees cooler but we are six or seven or possibly eight degrees cooler in concord and fremont. today, it will be a struggle to get into the 60's with low 60's in the east bay valleys and most of us in the mid-to-upper 50's and i do not expect much sun at
are your highs. 71 in san francisco and 80 in santa rosa and 83 gilroy. 76 in oakland. santa cruz got up to 77 in livermore. and 79 degrees in napa. changes are on the way and the changes will include the possibility of rain. i will be back with a look at the forecast in a few minutes. ama? >> sand yaw, thank you. sandhya, thank you. tonight we learn of a serious violation that took place during a field trip for two san jose high schools. they were traveling with a registered sex offender. alan wang is live at andrew hill high school in san jose with the latest. alan? >> ama, this happened on february 13th during a field trip to deanza college. students from here at andrew hill high school and silver creek high school were traveling on buses to the college, and we are told the sex offender was on the bus with the andrew hill students. we were alerted to this situation by a viewer this evening and still waiting to hear back from school officials. we managed to get a kipe copy -- a copy of this letter that went out today. it says a registered sex offender who was not authorized to be on th
francisco to 58 in san jose and mill valley, and we have 59 in oakland, check out palo alto at 61 and walnut creek at 70 degrees. as we look from emeryville toward san francisco you can see the thicker clouds along the coast, in the upper 50's in santa rosa and napa and hayward and low-to-mid 60's hayward and livermore. here is what will happen with the forecast. thick are high clouds but warmer-than-average and not so warm as yesterday. partly cloudy and mild all the way through the weekend with rain looking more likely next week so sierra snow, also. here is san jose, this morning, you can see the high clouds and sunshine and the temperature is 72 today, five degrees warmer-than-average and same in redwood city and san francisco and 70 in oakland and 74 in livermore. that is seven or eight degrees warmer-than-average. 72 in san jose, and check out los gatos, about 76 degrees today. 70 from redwood city south, 69 in san mateo and 63 in millbrae and upper 50's along the coast where the clouds are stubborn to 60 in daly city and mid-to-upper 60's downtown south san francisco and sausalito, lo
. the highs today, santa rosa was 77 and 67 in oakland. concord, 73. 73 in livermore and santa cruz, down to 72 degrees. nice look at bay bridge and current temperatures, generally in the 50s. san francisco 53. san carlos, 57 degrees and 54 with a few high clouds right now in half moon bay. another look from our high definition rooftop cam looking at another view. santa rosa is 60 and livermore at 64 and 66 in los gatos. highlights for you as we head into the middle part of next week, a few clouds overnight tonight. slightly cooler for temperatures for us for sunday afternoon. it's still going to be delightful and plenty of sunshine and get ready for rain returning to the bay area tuesday and wednesday. lows tonight with the high clouds generally in the mid to upper 40s across much of the bay area. here is the setup as we head into at least the next couple of days. high pressure has been dominating bringing us those nice temperatures in the 70s while it will continue to move a little bit more towards the east tomorrow. we'll see some of the high clouds venture in. we'll go with sunshine,
that lacy was going to kill officers prior to the shooting on september 4th. >> two oakland city council members accused of ethic violations insist they did nothing wrong. the auditor said they improperly told city employees who should get a $2 million demolition contract for the old oakland army base. brooks is accused of interfering for hiring of construction for the teen center and reid ordered city employees to waive a parking ticket. >> i have been a staff person for 14 years and elected official for 16 years. out of 30 years for employee, city staff is afraid of me. i don't think that is the days. >> brooks did not return our calls for comment. the audit has been forward to the state and the d.a.'s office as well as the f.b.i. to determine if any laws were broken here. >> dan: new at 11:00, a crime spree at u.c. berkeley, a crime wave at bancroft way. since the first of the year, 25 thefts have been reported there. the problem is people don't keep an eye on their stuff. best thing according to police, put your belongings in a locker and lock it away for safekeeping. >> also new at
in pacifica and another location >> a record number of people hit the streets of oakland today for the oakland running festival. 9100 competitors joined the 5-k and full and half marathon and four person team relay. they were happy to see double the number of runners last year. they are usually new to the sport so there is an increase in interest in the race. women's winner set a record, finished in two hours, 47 minutes and 24 seconds. male winner is from berkeley, finished. >>> coming up video showing an aggressive shark penetrate ago diver's cage. a man watching the whole thing from feet away. one wrong turn leads to a rough ride. how a car ended up on a neighbor's roof. ♪ >> if you've ever been haunted by that song that gets stuck in your head, how scientists say how you can captor size those bad tunes. >> i'm leigh glaser and beautiful spring weekend. this up coming week we're >> ama: the supreme court will hear arguments on two same-sex marriages cases this week. they are deciding the constitutionality of proposition 8. it banned same-sex marriage after the state's highest court ruled
francisco and oakland mayors are will part of the coalition. at the same time, we are learning new details of the sandy hook elementary school shooter, 20-year-old and his life leading up to the december massacre. released search warrants showed he lived in a world of weapons. investigators searched his home and cars after he shot 20 schoolchildren and six educators. they found an arsenal of guns more than a thousand rounds of ammunition, swords, knives and the attack lasted less than five minutes before he killed himself. >> developing news from san francisco where right now authorities are investigating the discovery of a body on ocean beach. the park police, firefighters and the city medical examiner were called to ocean beach around 7:30 this morning. they say the body was found face down in the water. no word, yet, who the person was or the cause of death. >> san leandro authorities are vetting a hit-and-run accident that sent a woman to the hospital before immediate night in front of a mark on east 14th near 167th avenue. a "wall street journal" with a -- a woman walking with a cane
around exploratorium 54 right now. oakland 57 degrees. it's 58 currently in san jose. here are the highlights. partly cloudy overnight. warmer weather tomorrow and showers are likely this weekend. you will see here on our commuter animation in a moment. pacific satellite picture showing you what happened today. saw few showers early in the day. weekend system developing here in the pacific. wind flow out ahead of this area of low pressure is out of the south and that's what is going to bring the warmer air in for tomorrow. you are going to feel the difference. feel like spring around hear basically. it's spring. should feel this way. warm inland. mild at the coast. occasional high clouds for friday afternoon. looking fabulous. then things start to change. saturday morning could see few early showers by 5 pam few showers scattered in nature and then as we head into saturday night is when you start to sea some organized ban of rain moving on shore. sunday morning is looking wet. 6:00 a.m. some of you heading to sunrise service or if traveling for easter sunday
announce today that all 6 men were marijuana dealers or buyers. >> oakland first friday street fair is wrapping up and it has been a calm night we are glad to tell you. this month version of the city popular art celebration had a few changes. city reduced the size to 5 block. ban open alcohol and put more police on patrol. city made changes after teenager shot at february 1st friday one month ago. no reports of problems at tonight events. >> bay area basketball power house st. mary's now on probation for violating double a regulation. school was found guilty of breaking the rules and failing to monitor its program in the ncaa crack down. laura explains the violations and the penalties. >> in the proud of it. we are not perfect. >> while calling them harsh. st. mary's head basketball coach randy bennett accepts the sanction to his program handed down by the ncaa. >> i made some mistake. along the way here and some things if i could do it over i would do it differently but at this point need to move on and just try to make sure we are not in a situation again. >> penalty include
reporter mark has the story. >> sky 7 hd was up over the waste management yard in oakland this morning after workers went on strike complaining the company was using e verify to retaliate against union organizing. >> all workers have a right to be free from threats, intimidation. >>reporter: spokesman for the long shore men warehouse worker said the strike only lasted 5 hours but the company got the message. spokesman for waste management denies that employe employees were being singled out. >> e verify went in effect in 2009. area employee is subject to the e verify. >>reporter: program also touched off a boycott of south bay base grocery chain me pueblo. 81 worker accuse the chain of using database to get rid of employee this wanted to organize. at pacific steel in berkeley 200 employee were his let go after the company ran 500 names through the e verify program. company says only 5 of the 200 were reinstated. the company was forced to withdraw from e verify in a settlement with its union. >> pacific steel is a really good example in terms of if you don't have immigration refo
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